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Vol. XXXV No. 24 ……. Cover: With the skyscrapers of New York City as a backdrop, one of the Navy’s newest submarine chasers, the PTC-4, is pictured shortly after leaving the Brooklyn Navy Yard for a trial run. Roughly the size of the PT boats of the Navy’s “mosquito boat fleet”, the PTC’s are equipped with depth charges and four .50 caliber machine guns. Bob White Photo ……. Articles inside this issue: … Traditions of the Navy by C. W. Windas ….. Our Naval Views and Comments by The Editor ….. The Naval Communication Service and the Defense Program By Rear Admiral Leigh Noyes … So You’re Going to Marry a Sailor? – Some Sound Advice to Navy Brides-To-Be By A. M. Mantell ….. The Strange Case of a Pharmacist’s Mate Who Liked to Play Acey-Ducey By Barney Barnett …..Towards a Model Navy – Building the USS Pennsylvania in Miniature By Graydon Walker ….. Scuttlebutt Scandals by Bozo ….. Naval Notes from Abroad By A. G. Cole ….. Orders for the Day By Sidney Binder … There’s Room for Improvement – Some Ideas for Improving Living Conditions for Navymen in Hawaii By Charles M. Hatcher ….. “Chicken Again”? – A Sailor Reviews the Soldiers at Schofield Barracks By Jack Jordan ….. Your Hawaiian Reporter by Skip Helm ….. Roundup on the War – Military and Naval Aspects of the European Situation. By Fletcher Pratt ….. Flash by Lillian Thomas ….. Salt Shakers by Walt Munson ….. Bulletin Board of Naval Interest … Fifty Centuries of Service By J. L. Harlan ….. The Marines Have Landed Supported by a Large Chief Pharmacist’s Mate By P. C. (POP) Frazer ….. Pertinent Paragraphs by Pop Jones ….. Reserve Radio School by J. W. Hanson ….. Athletics in the Fleet By Harry Dwyer ….. Personnel Information ….. Davy Jones’ Diary By John Bunyan Atkins ….. Dixie Smoker Proves Big Success By Harry Dwyer ….. USS Polaris Commissioning ….. Once A Soldier-Sailor By Paul Twitchell ….. Be a Better Bowler – A Few Expert Pointers to Improve Your Game By Walter Ward ….. “Rig for Diving!” – A Sailor’s Log of His First Submarine Dive. By R. A. Reuther ….. Notes of Interest ….. A Suit of Dress Blues by Michael J. Lynch ….. Around San Francisco by Robert L. Spencer ….. Battlefleets in the Pacific – Battleship Activity of Japan and United States By Jay Launer ….. The Skipper and the Boot by Jack Watson … USS Minneapolis on Third Cover